October 16, 2017

The Artifact are pleased to announce the launch of two ebooks by our Artistic Director, Gemma Connell, which begin to chart the evolution of hip hop. These are the first of two books in a six-part series entitled THE REMIX. 

THE REMIX is the first book in the series, th...

October 15, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that The Artifact and Malath Abbas are to recieve funding from Creative Dundee's Community Ideas Fund to deliver a one off workshop(s) for young people using Dundee Women's Aid's Service. In these workshops, the aim will be to create a new g...

September 30, 2017

Our Artistic Director, Gemma Connell, has written an article for Pulse Magazine on Hip Hop and Bharatantyam Choreographer Ishita Mili. Based in New Jersey, and remixing hip hop in a way no one else is, Gemma was excited to talk to Ishita about her experiences. You can...

September 2, 2017

“It was really emotional.”

“It felt like you were a bit of a shapeshifter.”

“An intense, timely reflection on Brexit, the North and all.” 

“That ending… just… wow.”

“You can't bottle out of this. It has so much depth.”

“That was the most different thing I've ever seen, bu...

August 25, 2017

Louise Cartwright and The Artifact are thrilled to announce that we have received funding from the CashBack for Communities Fund, administered by YouthLink Scotland, to deliver workshops in words and movement to young people using Dundee Women’s Aid’s service.

This pro...

August 6, 2017

 We've come to the end of our install for "The Past is a Foreign Country" immersive space, ready for the show at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design from 18th-27th August 2017. It's The Artifact's first major show involving all the art forms that we work wi...

July 2, 2017

In August 2017, The Past is a Foreign Country will premiere at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee. Featuring an immersive space, a double bill of dance performances and an artist talk, this will be the culmination of three projects that we have b...

May 28, 2017

Gemma recently wrote a poem entitled "Scenic" that has been published in the online publication "Something Other". The theme was "on migration." Gemma wrote the poem using the Flow! process of creating spoken word, before experimenting with the very hip hop notion of "...

May 15, 2017

 Last week we delivered two Hip Hop and Anatomy workshops at Music 4 U Integrated Stage School in Aberdeen. This unique opportunity was funded by Voluntary Arts Scotland and Fun Palaces, and allowed us at The Artifact to build more dance into the experience of Music 4...

March 20, 2017

On Friday 24th March, our Artistic Director will take to the stage at GENERATORprojects in Dundee to perform a work-in-progress sharing of "Somewhere North of Here" as part of their "Trans-fixed" Live Performance Event. It's free entry, and we'd love to see some famili...

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The Artifact Dance Company Ltd. is a company registered in Scotland. Company No: SC537686.

Registered Office: 272 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JR

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